Airbnb User Content Submission Terms of Use

Airbnb is interested in featuring your content in connection with Airbnb’s products, websites, social channels, marketing, promotional, advertising, advocacy, and other materials, both digital and print (“Airbnb Properties and Services”). You are reading this because Airbnb has requested your permission to use your content in this way.

If you submit your content, including but not limited to text, photos, graphics, audio, video, name, location, comments and other materials (“User Content”), through content submission request forms via our Airbnb websites, applications, social media channels, services or promotional campaigns, you agree to these Terms of Use and allow Airbnb to use your User Content in accordance with these Terms of Use.

When these Terms of Use reference “Airbnb,” it refers to the Airbnb company you are contracting with. If you reside in the United States, you are contracting with Airbnb, Inc., 888 Brannan Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. If you reside outside of the United States and the People’s Republic of China (which for purposes of these Terms of Use does not include Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) (hereinafter “China”), you are contracting with Airbnb Ireland UC, The Watermarque Building, South Lotts Road, Ringsend, Dublin 4, Ireland. If you reside in China, you are contracting with Airbnb Internet (Beijing) Co., Ltd. If you change your place of residence, the Airbnb company you contract with will be determined by your new place of residence as specified above, from the date on which your place of residence changes.

Airbnb reserves the right to alter these Terms of Use without advance notice by posting a revised Terms of Use. Accordingly, you should review the Terms of Use each time you grant permission or authorisation to Airbnb to use your User Content.

User Content License

You hereby grant to Airbnb and its agents, licensees, sublicensees, contractors, successors, legal representatives, assigns, third-party service providers, marketing or public relations agencies, and other affiliates (the “Licensed Parties”) a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully-paid, non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable right to use your User Content in any manner to be determined in their sole discretion, including but not limited to on webpages and social media pages operated by the Licensed Parties, in promotional e-mails and advertisements, and in any and all other marketing, promotional, advocacy, and advertising initiatives, in digital, print and in any media now or hereafter known. The Licensed Parties may use, display, reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works from, combine with other materials, alter and/or edit your User Content in any manner in their sole discretion, with no obligation to you whatsoever.

You grant the Licensed Parties the right to use your username, real name, image, likeness, voice, descriptions of you, location or other identifying information you submit as part of or in connection with your User Content, in connection with any use by the Licensed Parties of your User Content.

You hereby agree and represent and warrant that (i) you are solely responsible for your User Content, (ii) you own all rights in and to your User Content and/or have obtained appropriate rights and permissions from any and all other persons and/or entities who own, manage or otherwise claim any rights with respect to such User Content, (iii) you are not a minor, (iv) the Licensed Parties’ use of your User Content as described herein will not violate any rights, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy, publicity, moral, proprietary or other rights, of yours or of any third party, or any law, rule or regulation, and (v) the User Content is not libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, indecent, threatening, harassing, hateful, or offensive or otherwise unlawful.

You hereby release, discharge and agree to hold the Licensed Parties, and any person acting on their behalf, harmless from any liability related in any way to the Licensed Parties’ use of your User Content.

The User Content that you submit is deemed non-confidential and the Licensed Parties have no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of any information, in whatever form, contained in any submission, except pursuant to the Licensed Parties’ respective privacy policies. By submitting your User Content, you are consenting to Airbnb’s collection of any personal information you submit, for the Licensed Parties’ use and disclosure in connection with the use of your User Content as described herein. If you do not agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in this way, please do not submit User Content or otherwise provide Airbnb with personal information. Your personal information may be transferred to servers located outside the country in which you live or to third parties in other countries so that they may process personal information on Airbnb’s behalf. By submitting User Content or otherwise providing Airbnb with personal information, you agree to the foregoing collection, use, disclosure, transfer and processing of your information in accordance with these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and applicable data protection laws and regulations.

Airbnb reserves the right to remove any User Content from the Airbnb Properties and Services. If you believe any content, including your User Content, residing on, displayed or used in connection with the Airbnb Properties and Services infringes any person’s or entity’s copyright rights, please refer to the Airbnb Copyright Policy:

Additional Terms

To the extent your User Content is used in connection with the Airbnb Properties and Services, you also will be subject to additional terms of use, agreements, guidelines or rules provided by Airbnb applicable to such Airbnb Properties and Services, including but not limited to those set forth on the Airbnb website at, and you hereby agree to be bound by such additional terms of use or service, agreements, guidelines, instructions or rules provided or posted by Airbnb (the “Airbnb Terms”).

You certify that you are at least 18 years of age.

Intellectual Property Rights

Airbnb owns all rights in or are licensed to use the Airbnb Properties and Services, which may be protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You acknowledge and agree that you do not acquire any ownership or other rights in proprietary information and materials of Airbnb by authorising use of your User Content or otherwise using or accessing the Airbnb Properties or Services.


These Terms of Use are personal to you and may not be assigned or transferred by you for any reason whatsoever without Airbnb’s prior written consent; and any action or conduct in violation of the foregoing shall be void and without effect.

You agree that if Airbnb does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in these Terms of Use (or which Airbnb has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of Airbnb’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to Airbnb.

If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Terms of Use are invalid, then that provision will be removed without affecting the rest of the Terms of Use. The remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will continue to be valid and enforceable.

Last updated: May 24, 2017